Federal funding to improve city sewage system overwhelmed by auto plant

July 31, 2018
Second round of funding will improve sewage treatment plant near a KIA manufacturing facility.

ATLANTA, GA, JULY 30, 2018 -- The federal government has provided its second round of funding to help improve the sewage treatment system in Hogansville, where growth in population and industry related to the nearby Kia manufacturing facility has overwhelmed the city's sewage system, according to the statement announcing the latest loan. According to a statement issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture: “The city experienced considerable growth in both residents and industries due to suppliers locating to the area to provide parts and labor to the KIA Plant, which is located in nearby West Point. … The improvements will bring the treatment facility back into compliance with its permits and also increase the treatment capacity of the facility.” Read more at Saportareport

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